Tag Archives: young adult fiction

Fictionary, Part 2: What Genre Do I Write? by Lori Ann Palma

When you start working on a story idea, categorizing it into a specific genre isn’t typically on your list of things to do. But when you go to craft a query letter, you’ll definitely need to place your work into … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Literary Agent Taylor Martindale Kean, by Lori Ann Palma

There are only a few weeks until our 2017 Pocono Retreat! Today we have another amazing interview to help you get to know our faculty.  Taylor Martindale Kean joins us in the Eastern Penn Points café! Taylor Martindale Kean is a … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Diana Rodriguez Wallach, by Lindsay Bandy

Today we’re hosting YA author Diana Rodriguez Wallach, who we’re lucky enough to have at Fall Philly later this month! Be sure to say hi to Diana in the comments, and hop on over to her web site to learn … Continue reading

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Reader Questions Wanted: A Cafe Chat with Elizabeth Law, by Lindsay Bandy (and YOU!)

Today, we welcome Elizabeth Law to the Eastern Penn Points Cafe. Elizabeth has worked in children’s and young adult book publishing for 30 years as an editor and publisher, and now works as a publishing consultant, and with writers on … Continue reading

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Unsung Allies in the School Market, by Kristen C. Strocchia

     With today’s push for Common Core, it’s important to consider that while there is still a place for all of the traditional genres of children’s literature in the school and library market, marketing tactics may need to change.  Fiction … Continue reading

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Read This! by Lori Ann Palma

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey   In this first book in a new series for young adults by Rick Yancey, the 5th Wave has descended, and Cassie Sullivan roams the empty, desolate roads trying to find her little brother … Continue reading

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My Summer Reading, by Eva Polites

Finally, I have time to read, which means my summer has begun. Ever since I became a reader (third grade), I have enjoyed the freedom of spending my days engrossed in good books. I still love to read and I … Continue reading

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